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Ruehr / Mendelssohn / Copland

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Monday, 25 August 2020 at 7:30 PM

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Borromeo String Quartet
Nicholas Kitchen, violin
Kristopher Tong, violin
Mai Motobuchi, viola
Yeesun Kim, cello

 

Krystof Witek, violin
Audrey Wright, violin
Danielle Farina, viola
Ann Kim, cello
Tony Falanga, bass
Tanya Dusevic Witek, flute
Jon Manasse, clarinet
Daniel Shelly, bassoon
Brian Zeger, piano

ELENA RUEHR (b. 1963)
Icarus (2018) for string quartet and clarinet
(in one movement)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Opus 20 (original 1825 manuscript version, edited by Nicholas Kitchen)
Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco
Andante
Scherzo:  Allegro leggierissimo
Presto

AARON COPLAND (1900-1990)
Appalachian Spring (1943-44) (original scoring for 13 instruments)
Very slowly
Allegro
Moderato (The Bride and her Intended)
Fast (The Revivalist and his Flock)
Subito allegro (Solo Dance of the Bride)
As at first (slowly)
Doppio movimento (Variations on a Shaker Hymn; Simple Gifts)
Coda:  Moderato